Joel Solomon featured in Blue & Green Tomorrow


Joel Solomon was recently featured in Blue & Green Tomorrow, a UK-based news site that focuses on businesses that balance the needs of the planet, its people and prosperity.

 Please read on for the article:

 ‘We need investment that prioritises long-term wellbeing for people and planet’
Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 
By Blue & Green Tomorrow 

 Samuel Johnson once said, “When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.” So how would the threat of death affect your outlook on life? For Joel Solomon, president of Renewal Partners, it spurred him on to use his business and investment nous to help create a better future for generations to come.

A number of family members, including his father, had died of polycystic kidney disease – where cysts form in the kidneys, causing them to become enlarged. And when he himself was diagnosed with the condition in his early 20s, doctors said he could die very soon – or he could live a long life.

He effectively stared death in the face, and began using his experience to drive change.

Solomon describes ethical investment as “investing that recognises and improves upon the consequences of how money is made”, and we were lucky enough to pose a few questions to him.  READ THE FULL ARTICLE>>